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du Plessis Africana Collection

The Du Plessis collection was purchased for 3 000 pounds by the University of Pretoria in 1939 from the estate of Prof J du Plessis (1868-1935), a prominent theologian at the University of Stellenbosch. Prof du Plessis' collection of almost 4 000 volumes includes many precious Africana works. It was purchased by UP with a view to strengthening its Africana collection that had been officially established in 1932. Among the valuable Africana works in this collection are Du Plessis' own books about...



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275 pages, [8] leaves of plates : 24 cm
Topics: Matiwane, Tribes -- Africa, Ethnology -- Africa
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Hayford, J. E. Casely (Joseph Ephraim Casely), 1866-1930
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Topics: Race relations, Race relations
du Plessis Africana Collection
by De Villiers, C. C. (Christoffel Coetzee), 1850-1887; Theal, George McCall, 1837-1919
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Edited by George McCall Theal
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Malherbe, Daniel François, 1881-1969; Smith, Johannes J. (Johannes Jacobus), 1883-1949; Bosman, D. B. (Daniël Brink), 1888-1960; Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns
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Topics: Afrikaans language, Afrikaans language, Afrikaans language, Afrikaans language
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Lugard, Frederick John Dealtry, Baron, 1858-1945
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du Plessis Africana Collection
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Includes bibliographies and index
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Topic: Ashanti (African people)
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Theal, George McCall, 1837-1919
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Copied for the Cape Government, from the manuscript documents in the Public Record Office, London
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Du Plessis, J. (Johannes), 1868-1935
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Bibliography: p. 466-479
Topic: Missions
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Murray, William Hoppe, 1866-1947; Napier, R. H; Ndombe, Che; National Bible Society of Scotland; British and Foreign Bible Society; Union Nyanja Translation Committee; Dutch Reformed Church Mission; Church of Scotland Mission
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The first Bible in chiChewa
Topic: Nyanja language
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Rattray, R. S. (Robert Sutherland), 1881-1938; Hetherwick, Alexander, b. 1860
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Topics: Folklore, Nyanja language
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Van der Merwe, Johannes Petrus
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Bibliografie: p. (iii-iv) en bibliografiese voetnotas
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Snelleman, Johannes François, 1852-1938
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Publication dates from Introd
Topics: Ethnology, Human beings
"Published in 1893 under the title of 'A classified digest' of the Society's records ... After passing through seven editions the book has been carefully revised and nearly 500 pages added"--Pref. p. xii-xiii
Topics: Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (Great Britain), Church of England,...
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Pilkington, George Lawrence, 1865-1897
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Topic: Ganda language
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Campbell, Roy, 1901-1957
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Topics: Philosophy, Modern, Philosophy, Modern
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Mesnage, Joseph, 1859-1922; Toulotte, Anatole, 1852-1907
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Topics: Afrikaans poetry, Afrikaans poetry
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Hore, Edward Coode
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du Plessis Africana Collection
by G.M Theal; Theal, George McCall, 1837-1919
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Spine title: History and ethnography of South Africa before 1795
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Sjöholm, W. (Wilhelm), 1866- editor; Lundahl, Jakob Emanuel, 1875- editor
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Topics: Missions, Missions
du Plessis Africana Collection
by D. C. F. Moodie; Moodie, D. C. F. (Duncan Campbell Francis), 1838-1891
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Spine Title: History of the battles in Southern Africa
Topic: Zulu War, 1879
du Plessis Africana Collection
by De Villiers, C. C. (Christoffel Coetzee), 1850-1887; Theal, George McCall, 1837-1919
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Edited by George McCall Theal
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Murray, William Hoppe, 1866-1947; Napier, R. H; Ndombe, Che; National Bible Society of Scotland; British and Foreign Bible Society; Union Nyanja Translation Committee; Dutch Reformed Church Mission; Church of Scotland Mission
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The first Bible in chiChewa
Topics: Nyanja language, Nyanja language
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Sir H. H. Johnston
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by Trigardt, Louis, b. 1783; Preller, Gustav Schoeman, 1875-1943; Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Trigardt, Louis, b. 1783, Trigardt family
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Ritchie, W; Kent, T. P
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Includes index
Topics: University of Cape Town, University of Cape Town
du Plessis Africana Collection
by De Villiers, C. C. (Christoffel Coetzee), 1850-1887; Theal, George McCall, 1837-1919
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Edited by George McCall Theal
Paged continuously
Topics: African languages, Natural history, Ethnology
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Hetherwick, Alexander, 1860-1939
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Topic: Nyanja language
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975
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Includes index
Topics: Education, British colonies, Education, Travel
du Plessis Africana Collection
by H. Hall; Hall, Henry
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Topic: Physical geography
Includes index
Topics: Maples, Chauncy, 1852-1895, Universities' Mission to Central Africa, Universities' Mission to...
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Bleek, W. H. I. (Wilhelm Heinrich Immanuel), 1827-1875
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pt. I. Phonology. - pt. II. The concord :section 1. The noun
Pt. 2, 4 not published
Topics: Indigenous peoples, Indigenous peoples
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Schön, James Frederick, 1803-1889; Crowther, Samuel, 1806?-1891; Watts, Richard, printer; J. Hatchard and Son, publisher; James Nisbet and Co. (London, England), publisher
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"With appendices and map."
Topics: Schön, James Frederick, 1803-1889, Crowther, Samuel, 1806?-1891, Crowther, Samuel, 1806?-1891,...
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Cust, Robert Needham, 1821-1909
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"Accompanied by a language-map"
Topics: African languages, African languages
Nyasaland directory: p. [269]-288
Includes bibliographical references
Topics: English language, Dutch language, Afrikaans language, Afrikaans languages
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Brink, J. N
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Topics: South African War (1899-1902), South African War, 1899-1902, Prisoners of war
du Plessis Africana Collection
by S. Mendelssohn; Mendelssohn, Sidney, d. 1917; Colvin, Ian Duncan, 1877-1938
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Vol. I. - LXXII, 1008 p. - Vol. II. - 1139 p
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Bouman, A.C. (Arie Cornelis), 1892-1966. (NL-LeOCL)072281510; Pienaar, Eduard Christiaan, 1882- (NL-LeOCL)069009546
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du Plessis Africana Collection
by Theal, George McCall, 1837-1919
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Copied for the Cape Government, from the manuscript documents in the Public Record Office, London
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). Archives; Leibbrandt, H. C. V
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ZA collection has: 3 copies
Topic: Wagner, Zacharias, 1614-1668
du Plessis Africana Collection
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Copy nr. 1683228 from S W Pienaar
Topics: Newspapers, Newspapers
Topics: International Missionary Conference at Le Zoute, Belgium (1926), Missions, Religious Missions
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Rogers, Woodes, d. 1732
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"First published in 1712, reprinted in The seafarers' library, 1928."
Topics: Selkirk, Alexander, 1676-1721, Voyages around the world, Privateering
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Tavernier, Jean-Baptiste, 1605-1689; Ball, V. (Valentine), 1843-1895; Tavernier, Jean-Baptiste, 1605-1689. Six voyages de Jean-Baptiste Tavernier. pt. 2. English
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Translation of pt. 2 of the author's Les six voyages, which was originally published at Paris, 1676
Added t.p. (v. 1) engr., has imprint date 1733
Topic: Travel
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Rey, Jacoba Elizabeth de la
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2nd impression
Topics: South African War (1899-1902), Generals' spouses, South African War, 1899-1902, Generals' spouses,...
du Plessis Africana Collection
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Illustrations not included in pagination
Topic: Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie
Reprinted in unabridged form
Topic: Xhosa (African people)
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Murray, W. H; National Bible Society of Scotland; British and Foreign Bible Society
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New Testament, Union Nyanja version
Topics: Chewa dialect, Chewa dialect
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Mossop, E. E
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"Portions of chapters IV.-VII. have appeared in the Cape times in 1926 and 1927 in articles entitled 'Footsteps of the early explorers'."--Foreword
Topic: Roads
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Junod, Henri Alexandre, 1863-1934
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Translation of Grammaire ronga
Topic: Tsonga language
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Rhijne, Willem ten, 1647-1700; Secreta a Zevorzit, Henry
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"Translated from the Latin original, printed at Schaffhausen in Switzerland."
Topic: Khoikhoi (African people)
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). Archives; Leibbrandt, H. C. V
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ZA collection has: 3 copies of vol. 1 and 6 copies of vol. 2
Topics: Riebeeck, Jan van, 1619-1677, Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie
Topics: Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk, Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk
Each plate preceded by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress
Topics: Xhosa (African people), Pondo (African people), Zulu (African people)
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Botte, Louis
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Topics: French, French, Travel
du Plessis Africana Collection
by E. G. Malherbe; Malherbe, E. G. (Ernst Gideon), 1895-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Education
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Jourdain, John, d. 1619; Foster, William, Sir, 1863-1951, ed; Revett, William, d. 1609; Sharpeigh, Alexander, fl. 1607-1613; Finch, William, d. 1613; Coen, Jan Pieterszoon, 1587-1629; Soulsby, Basil Harrington, 1864-1933
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"List of the principal contemporary authorities": p. [lxxvii]-lxxxiii
Topics: East India Company, Voyages and travels
du Plessis Africana Collection
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Topics: Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk, Dutch
Description based on: D. 5, no. 5 (sept. 1896); title from cover
Topics: Reformed Church, Christianity, Christianity, Reformed Church
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Poortermans, J.C. (NL-LeOCL)070288518; Schaares, C. (Amsterdam) prt (NL-LeOCL)077140575
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Knuttel 25694. - Met 15 Bijl
Topic: Swaving, J.G. (Justus Gerardus), 1784-1835
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Leyds, Willem Johannes, 1859-1940
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A sequel to his De eerste annexatie van de Transvaal
Topics: Afrikaners, Afrikaners
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). Archives; Leibbrandt, H.C.V
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Letters despatched from the Cape, 1652-1662, to which are added land grants, attestations, journals of voyage to Tristan da Cunha, names of freemen, etc
Topic: Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). Archives
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Hourst, 1864-1940, author; D'Anvers, N., -1933, translator; Chapman and Hall, publisher; Richard Clay and Sons, printer
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"With 190 illustrations and map"--Title page
Topics: Hourst, 1864-1940, French, Tuaregs, French, Travel, Tuaregs
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Cpt C. H. Stigand
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du Plessis Africana Collection
by G.M Theal; Theal, George McCall, 1837-1919
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Spine title: History of South Africa since 1795